CORRECTION: The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce to Hold Candidate Forums for The Woodlands Township Board of Directors and Conroe ISD Trustees

By: Chazzette Adams
| Published 09/03/2020

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THE WOODLANDS, TX -- he Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a series of candidate forums for the four positions on The Woodlands Board of Directors, on September 29th, October 1st and The Conroe ISD Trustees on October 6th. The forums will be moderated by Nicole Preston of Community Impact Newspaper.

The forum for candidates for The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will be held on two days: Tuesday, September 29th at 4pm and Thursday, October 1st. The Candidate Forum for The Conroe ISD Trustee will be held on Tuesday, October 6th at 4pm. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, this event will be hosted live on The Chamber’s Facebook Page. There will be no fee to view. This event is open to the public.

“Advocating for the business community is one of our core focus areas. We feel it is very important to support business issues and economic development that help keep The Woodlands one of the best places in the country to live, work, and play.”– JJ Hollie, President & CEO of The Chamber.

These Forums assist with providing the general public with an opportunity to learn more about each candidate as well as their views on local, regional, and national issues that affect our community. Because this event will be hosted live on Facebook we are asking the audience to submit their questions by Wednesday, September 23rd to Chazzette Adams at chazzette.adams@woodlandschamber.org or Margo McZeal at margo.mczeal@woodlandschamber.org. In accordance with our Core Value of treating everyone with honesty, integrity, and respect we reserve the right to withhold questions that may be a personal attack or bias.

Early voting begins on Wednesday, October 13th, 2020 and Election Day is Tuesday, November 3rd. Dates, time, and polling location can be found on The Chamber’s website. The Chamber encourages everyone to register to vote and to ensure that you are aware of your voting location. If you have moved since the last elections, you would be required to update your voter registration in order to vote.

“The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce vision is to advocate for businesses and keep our membership informed on key issues impacting the community. The Business Advocacy Council will be hosting local candidate forums to educate, engage, inform, and motivate members to “Get Out the Vote.” – Margo McZeal, Director of Governmental Affairs at The Chamber.

The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce supports and encourages all citizens of The Woodlands Township and Conroe ISD to participate in the governmental process and strives to ensure that all persons are aware and understand public policy issues through education and advocacy. It is important to note that The Chamber does not support, oppose, or promote any specific candidate.

For more information contact Chazzette Adams at chazzette.adams@woodlandschamber.org or 281-363-8108.

For more information about The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, please visit www.woodlandschamber.org or call 281-367-5777.

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